Igor Sechin

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Birthday
7, 1960
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1960 (age 57)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Close associate of Vladimir Putin who was in charge of negotiating a $25 billion oil deal with China. He is sometimes referred to as "Darth Vader" by the Russian press due to his scary demeanor.

Before Fame

A spy for the Soviet Union during the Cold War, he became Putin's deputy chief of staff, and was put in charge of the Rosneft, Russia's giant oil company.

Trivia

He was ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the world's most powerful people, and Time Magazine listed him among its 100 most influential people in 2013.

Family Life

He his daughter Inga married another high-ranking Russian government official.

Associated With

When Dmitry Medvedev temporarily succeeded Putin as Prime Minister, he was made the deputy prime minister, a move widely seen as a demotion.